Acadia University
Location: Wolfville, NS (Rural – Town)
Size of student body: 4,254 (3,607 undergraduates, 647 graduate students)
http://www2.acadiau.ca/

Student union: Acadia Students’ Union
Affiliation: Students Nova Scotia
http://www.theasu.ca/

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Sustainability Office

YES ; The university is home to two sustainability offices.   One is the Acadia Environment and Sustainability Office, operated the student-union (http://www.theasu.ca/#!acadia-environment-and-sustainability–/cbc9) and The Arthur Irving Academy for the Environment, an interdisciplinary sustainability research institute (http://aiae.acadiau.ca/).  The university is home to an interdisciplinary environmental studies program (http://environment.acadiau.ca/).

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Environmental/Social Justice Student Clubs

Acadia Environment and Sustainability Office
Student Centre Room 508
Type of Club: Student union service group (Defined as “Internal Organization – like a permanently ratified student club)
Ideology/Affiliation: Acadia Students’ Union
Funding: Student union
585-2150
aesooffice@gmail.com
http://www.theasu.ca/#!acadia-environment-and-sustainability–/cbc9

Acadia Pride
Student Centre Room 506, SUB
Type of Club: LGBTQ Centre
Ideology/Affiliation: Acadia Students’ Union
Model: Student union service group (Defined as “Internal Organization – like a permanently ratified student club)
Funding: Student union
585-2165
asuevp@acadiau.ca
http://www.theasu.ca/#!acadia-pride/c158

Acadia Women’s Centre
Student Centre Room 505, SUB
Type of Club: Women’s Centre
Ideology/Affiliation: Acadia Students’ Union
Model: Student union service group (Defined as “Internal Organization – like a permanently ratified student club)
Funding: Student union
585-2140
renaroussin@gmail.com
http://www.theasu.ca/#!womens-centre/cxpu

Environmental Science Student Organization
Type of Club: Student association (Environmental Sciences)
099193e@acadiau.ca

Free The Children Society – Acadia Chapter
Type of Club: Human Rights, Humanitarian Aid
Ideology/Affiliation: Free the Children
102744b@acadiau.ca, 102744b@acadiau.ca

Nutrition Potluck Club
Type of Club: Food (Healthy)
097064b@acadiau.ca

Oxfam – Acadia Chapter
Type of Club: Human Rights, Humanitarian Aid
Ideology/Affiliation: Oxfam Canada
104915y@acadiau.ca, 102548m@acadiau.ca

Rallying Over Animal Rights
Type of Club: Animal Rights
117420d@acadiau.ca

Right to Play – Acadia Chapter
Type of Club: Human Rights, Humanitarian Aid
Ideology/Affiliation: Right to Play
103160d@acadiau.ca

Slow Food Acadia
Type of Club: Food (Healthy, Slow Food)
Ideology/Affiliation: Slow Food Canada
098205r@acadiau.ca, 097818v@acadiau.ca

Tidal Energy Students’ Association
Type of Club: Student association (Tidal Energy)
103719r@acadiau.ca

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ENVIRONMENTAL/SOCIAL JUSTICE STUDENT INITIATIVES

Acadia Community Farm
Location: Acadia University, behind the Acadia Athletic Complex adjacent the far soccer field.
Type of Initiative: Community Farm
Ideology/Affiliation: Arthur Irving Academy for the Environment at Acadia University
Model: Student-majority working committee (The farm is primarily run by students and volunteers with staff support from the Arthur Irving Academy for the Environment and the the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens.)
Founded: 2008
Funding: Acadia University (Arthur Irving Academy for the Environment)
info@acadiafarm.org
http://acadiafarm.org/
http://aiae.acadiau.ca/acadia-farm.html

Acadia Eco-House
Location: Westwood Avenue
Type of Initiative: Eco-housing
Model: University owned and managed residence, developed in partnership with student Kenton Lambert, Student Affairs, the Arthur Irving Academy for the Environment and Acadia Faculty.
Founded: 2008
Funding: Acadia University
residencelife@acadiau.ca
http://residencelife.acadiau.ca/fees.html

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FUNDING SOURCES AVAILABLE

Student-Union Club Funding – http://www.theasu.ca/#!club-resources-and-documents/c6y1
Student-levies (NONE CURRENTLY, POSSIBLE) – http://www.acadiau.ca/registrar/Current%20Calendar/Fees.pdf